Infinitive or gerund ? part 2

Welcome to the second part of the lesson: infinitive or gerund?

if you don’t have an idea about infinitive and gerund, take a look at this lesson: infinitive & gerund

We use gerund when it’s preceded by on of these verbs:

  • admit
  • advise
  • appreciate
  • avoid
  • can’t help
  • complete
  • consider
  • delay
  • deny
  • detest
  • dislike
  • enjoy
  • escape
  • excuse
  • finish
  • forbid
  • get through
  • have
  • imagine
  • mind
  • miss
  • permit
  • postpone
  • practice
  • quit
  • recall
  • report
  • resent
  • resist
  • resume
  • risk
  • spend & waste + time
  • suggest
  • tolerate

this list is not exhaustive, there are other verbs but if you learn them by heart you will master the use of gerund in english: a great step in your learning of english !

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